no better way to learn about wine than tasting comparatively, talking
about it while you're tasting it ("so that's why this wine tastes
different than that!"), and hearing about the wine's background. (Plus,
it's the most fun you'll ever have learning something.)
RosÚ-Palooza! - Wednesday, Apr. 23 (Shorewood) & Thursday, Apr. 24 (MPM)
Drop in between 5 & 7:30 p.m. at MPM; 5 & 9 p.m. at Shorewood
It's that time of year! Our wonderfully delicious 2013 dry rosÚs will be arriving throughout April, and the weather should be finally cooperating! They're great with food, great for summer, great any time. And if you're not sure which rosÚ to get, here's your chance to try before you buy! For this week's tasting we'll be opening up scads of rosÚ for you to try, at just $1, $2, or $3 per sample. Want to try 5? No problem. 10? You got it. 15? Well, we might have to cut you off. Hurray for rosÚ!
Cost of the tasting is a la carte. Drop in between 5 - 7:30 p.m. at MPM on Tuesday or 5 - 9 p.m. at Shorewood on Wednesday; no RSVPs are required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 414.277.7707 (MPM) or 414.906.1906 (Shorewood) for more information.
Winemaker Tasting: Emanuala Negro from Italy's Angelo Negro Winery - Tuesday, April 29 (MPM)
Drop in between 5:30 - 7 p.m.at MPM
We're happy to welcome Emanuala Negro of her family's Angelo Negro winery to Thief Wine for casual drop-in tasting on Tuesday, April 29. Founded in 1670 and based in the Roero region of Piedmont, Angelo Negro crafts beautiful Arneis, Nebbiolo, and more. This is a great chance to meet Emanuala, learn about the winery and region's history, and taste some delicious wines, all for a mere $5! The wines will be:
- 2012 "Onorato" Favorita, Langhe ($19.95)
- 2012 "Serra Lupini" Arneis, Roero ($19.95)
- 2012 "Angelin" Nebbiolo, Langhe ($19.95)
- 2010 "Prachiosso" Nebbiolo, Roero ($33.95)
- 2012 "Birbet" Brachetto, Roero ($19.95)
Cost of the tasting is a mere $5! No RSVPs needed; drop in any time between 5:30 - 7 p.m. at MPM. Email email@example.com or call us at 414.277.7707 for more information.
Winemaker Tasting: Grant Hemingway from California's Mason Cellars - Tuesday, May 6 (MPM)
Drop in between 5:30 - 7 p.m.at MPM
Please join us at the Public Market to welcome Grant Hemingway, General Manager and co-winemaker (along with founder Randy Mason) of Napa's Mason Cellars, and taste through some stellar wines! They're known for their Sauvignon Blanc, but they also craft a few other tasty offerings as well. The wines will be:
- Three Pears 2012 Pinot Gris, California ($10.95)
- Pomelo 2012 Sauvignon Blanc, California ($10.95)
- Mason 2012 Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley ($14.95)
- Mason Cellars 2008 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley ($24.95)
- 60 Degree North 2012 Merlot, California ($10.95)
Cost of the tasting is a mere $5! No RSVPs needed; drop in any time between 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Shorewood. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 414.277.7707 for more information.
Winemaker Tasting: Mark Donati from California's Donati Family Vineyard - Wednesday, May 7 (Shorewood)
Drop in between 6 - 7:30 p.m.at MPM
Have you ever heard of the Paicines AVA in California? We're guessing the answer is no, but here's your chance to discover it! We're pleased to welcome Mark Donati, owner of his family's eponymous winery located in this tiny appellation in the Central Coast, about an hour east of Monterey, that's producing exceptional wines at great values. This tasting is a great opportunity to learn more about Paicines and taste some delicious wines from a small family-owned producer that's new to Wisconsin! The wines will be:
- 2013 "Sorelle per Sempre" Chardonnay ($13.95)
- 2011 Merlot ($19.95)
- 2011 "Claret" ($18.95)
- 2011 "Immigrant Red" ($30.95)
- 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon ($21.95)
- 2011 "Ezio" Cabernet Sauvignon ($31.95)
Cost of the tasting is $10. No RSVPs needed; drop in any time between 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Shorewood. Email email@example.com or call us at 414.277.7707 for more information.
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